Piano Lessons in Crystal Lake, IL. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable piano lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice piano.”

Popular Piano Teachers in Crystal Lake, IL

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Charis B.

8 Reviews
Woodstock, IL
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Charis B.

8 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

learning to play and having fun along the way. I want you to explore all that playing as to offer

About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

Recent Reviews
Steve W.
Outstanding experience!! Very enjoyable!!!
Steve W.
Outstanding! Very enjoyable!!
Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Molly M.

274 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Molly M.

274 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

Basic beginner piano for kids, teens, and adults. We use both the Alfred series (adults , pre teens and teens) and Alfred for Young Beginners for young children. I also love Piano Pronto for all ages, and students LOVE it! We cover basic note reading, rhythm, scales, dynamics and more!

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

Recent Reviews
Jenny K.
Molly is so amazing! She's such a positive, friendly, and encouraging teacher. She really aims to try and make it as fun and with as much ease for the student as possible. She's very hands on, and teaches by example and exercises, and makes it very easy for beginner students to jump right in. Of course she could easily help advanced students with all her expertise, but she is so easy to sing in front of, even when it's a very personal and new thing! Highly recommended. A fun, positive teacher, wonderful person!
Mahi S.
Miriam D.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Teresa L.

20 Reviews
Ingleside, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors's Degree in Music Education from College of Dupage Associate in Arts and Northern IL University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Teresa L.

20 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

Piano is the general instruction of the instrument. I have taught lessons for over 23 years where I have been traveling to the homes.
The students learn not only the general concepts but they also learn Theory which is the understanding of what lies underneath the music itself.
I have an easy going personality with the students learning how to play the piano, but I also want the students to work to their full potential.
The students learn not only the basics of the piano itself, but they also play fun songs, such as popular songs that they know.

About Teresa

I am a graduate of Northern IL University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. I have 22 years of teaching experience where I have traveled to the homes. Students enjoy my passion that I have with the instrument. I started teaching in 1991 and have been teaching several students since t

Recent Reviews
Anamaria G.
My 7 year old daughter is excited and playing basic songs after first lesson. Theresa understands what motivates young students and thus they stay interested because they are proud of their progress!
Emilia
We are very happy with out piano teacher. My 7-year old, my husband and myself have been taking lessons with her for several weeks now. Thank you Terri!
Sulochana
Awesome teacher! Thanks to Teresa , my son plays confidently. He has improved his music reading and progressed so much, Teresa is the best.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan M.

9 Reviews
Highland Park, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Master of Music from Yale School of Music
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan M.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

Recent Reviews
Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Irwin S.

Highland Park, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from University of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Irwin S.

Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

I have a true love for teaching. My compassionate and inspiring approach makes each student feel special, cared for, and successful.

I am a trustworthy educator with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. These traits enable him to cultivate strong relationships with parents and students.

I have a talent for connecting with my students and custom tailoring their lessons to meet their diverse needs.

Irwin utilizes his educational and performance experience to teach students of all levels. He founded the Silbernik Music Academy, located in Highland Park, IL, in 2014.

About Irwin

I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach. The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John C.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from Appalachian Bible College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John C.

18 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

Training ranging from traditional classical technique (like Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart) to modern improvisation (like hymn-playing and reading lead sheets).

About John

With a pedigree going back to Beethoven, a bachelor's in music and a certificate in theory, harmony, and ear training from Berklee College of Music online, I have a broad and versatile musical background. My training began when I was in 6th grade and started taking piano lessons. By 9th grade I bega

Recent Reviews
Laura D.
Anthony M.
Sandra V.
Taught basic foundation technique

Looking for an online Piano teacher in Crystal Lake, IL?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing piano teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream piano teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect piano teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each piano lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Piano Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_222782_pi_Photo
"I just completed my first Piano learning session with Ms. Cindle. It was very useful she helped me understand lot of basics as a beginner, It surely helped me improving by confidence level."
Shan
Took Piano lessons from Cindle V.
Profile_110935_pi_profile%20pic
"Even my most stubborn child enjoyed lessons with Orlia; she could get him to laugh & perform while I could barely convince him to practice daily. She was patient, encouraging, and flexible/creative with curriculum. She formed a great connection with all three of my children. We were very sad when she moved away."
Analecia
Took Piano lessons from Orlia B.
Profile_241860_pi_7082d9334a220828c3220a1cb7e0be5f02e2da66
"Julia is one of the best teacher in town!! You wouldn’t want to miss having a lesson with her!"
Nadine Su
Took Piano lessons from Julia L.
Profile_244814_pi_3c11d9c5075d3eed07c93dfb9253fe839715daec
"My son had his first lesson with Ms. Emily. She is AMAZING! Teaching piano takes skill, doing so virtually is a task not to be unscored. Ms. Emily really knows her stuff, she has excellent music ear to pick up if my 7 year old made a mistake or not. I can't wait for my son to enroll in long term with her. Thank you!"
Tess
Took Piano lessons from Emily C.
Profile_219122_pi_IMG_1421
"My two daughters, 14 and 12 years old, learnt from her for 6 years. My 14 years old daughter is so lazy, but Ms. Alla disciplined her properly. Without her, she never continued learning piano. My 12 years old daughter now loves playing piano, she looks for her favorite music scores and plays on her own fun. She is sometimes a bit scary, but we need it for some occasions. We miss you a lot!"
Shoko
Took Piano lessons from Alla B.
Profile_255750_pi_53bfab66592a025170e4bcb1e77cc4fa23bc2830
"Our first lesson went very well. The teacher took time to see at what level the students were and gave them pieces to work on. I am sure this will be great! Looking forward to next lesson."
Felix
Took Piano lessons from Britta P.
Profile_178074_pi_Teresa%2C%20fireside%2C%20by%20John%20Livzey%2C%20square
"Working with Teresa has been an absolute pleasure that I know will pay off in the long term. Thanks to her, my life and my home has been filled with music that I love to play and share with others. It is rare to find a teacher willing to listen to what the student desires to learn and then take the right steps for them to achieve their musical goals. The best thing I can say about Teresa is her ability to not only teach children but adults like myself, in a manner where based upon one's age and learning ability, they are able to become successful."
Mehak
Took Piano lessons from Teresa Y.
Profile_355456_dzj8x8tr3xbb4nbjzg2k
"Very good with children. I could tell my son was really listening and engaged with what she was trying to teach him."
Colby
Took Piano lessons from Rosita R.
Profile_77153_pi_Photo%20on%207-31-15%20at%2010.19%20AM
"Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons."
Alex
Took Piano lessons from Paul M.
Profile_254689_pi_aaa2e28b726d0bb3b34a7b635ddba09cb6e402c1
"My 8 year old loves an enjoys the lessons an always looks forward to going. She is learning so much and having fun doing it. That’s what makes Chelse so awesome"
Ava
Took Piano lessons from Chelsea S.
View More
View Less

Popular Piano Articles from our Blog

3 Tips for Playing Loudly (and Beautifully) at the Piano

Piano dynamics indicate more than just playing softly or loudly -- there's actual technique involved that you'll need to learn! Here, New York, NY piano teacher Nadia B. shares her tips to keep in mind...   You're approaching a passage with the word 'fortissimo' written on the music, and you're building up to a musical climax. As you feel the power of the music, you want to play loudly, but when you do, it doesn't sound as beautiful as you imagined. Playing loudly at the piano is easy; …

By Suzy S.

Feeling Weak? Piano Exercises for Finger Strength

For beginner pianists, and especially younger children or players with small hands, building up the dexterity of your hands and fingers can do wonders for your playing.  Just as singers need to warm up their most important muscle with vocal warm-ups, piano players need to take their fingers into consideration. In this article, we'll share 5 great exercises to improve your finger strength and dexterity, as originally published by Piano and Synth Magazine. But first, check out this simple an …

By Suzy S.

50 Best Blues Piano Songs (+ Steps to Play the Blues!)

Curious about blues piano artists and songs? This genre is a ton of fun to play, and a great way to diverge from the classical piano you might be used to playing. Read on for our favorite famous blues piano songs for beginners to check out, as well as some tips to help you play the blues! 50 Best Blues Piano Songs 1) Boogie Woogie Stomp — Albert Ammons 2) Rock Little Baby — Cecil Gant 3) Steppin' Out — Memphis Slim 4) The Snow Is Falling — Ray Charles 5) Heavy Heart Blues …

By Suzy S.